First Financial Bank, founded in 1863 in Butler County is the bank subsidiary of First Financial Bancorp, a Cincinnati, Ohio based bank holding company. As of March 31, 2019, the company had $14.1 billion in assets, $8.8 billion in loans, $10.1 billion in deposits and $2.1 billion in shareholders’ equity providing banking and financial services products through its six lines of business: Commercial, Retail Banking, Investment Commercial Real Estate, Mortgage Banking, Commercial Finance and Wealth Management.
These business units provide traditional banking services to business and retail clients. Wealth Management provides wealth planning, portfolio management, trust and estate brokerage and retirement plan services and had approximately $2.6 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2019. The Company’s primary operating markets are located in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky where it operates 159 banking centers and access to 55,000 ATM’s through bank-owned and Allpoint Network locations, while the Commercial Finance business lends into targeted industry verticals on a nationwide basis.
In April, 2018, First Financial Bank completed its merger with Mainsource Bank, further strengthening its position in the region and adding capabilities, products and services while maintaining its responsiveness, flexibility and creativeness.
First Financial Bank believes there’s always an opportunity to help others succeed, whether that involves offering sound financial recommendations to clients or investing in the economic growth and stability of the communities where its employees live and work. The bank is committed to taking a leadership position in the community through the continued implementation of its community development initiatives by providing access to banking services and capital, volunteering time and facilitating opportunities to increase financial literacy.
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